WPIAL playoffs roundup for Feb. 21: Uniontown upsets No. 5 Central Valley in 1st round
February 21, 2018
Trenton Uphold had 22 points and Cedric Greer scored 15 as No. 12 Uniontown upset No. 5 Central Valley, 59-57, in a WPIAL Class 4A

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WPIAL playoffs roundup for Feb. 20: McKeesport boys earn opening-round win
February 20, 2018
McKeesport will get to play in WPIAL boys basketball quarterfinals Friday, but they had to pass a test before finalizing their spot in the Class

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Norwin girls cruise past Pine-Richland in Class 6A 1st round
Norwin leaned on the same traits is has all season to advance in the WPIAL Class 6A girls basketball playoffs: defense and depth. The fourth-seeded

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Moore’s late surge guide Shady Side Academy past Avonworth
February 19, 2018
Skyy Moore spent most of Monday night dealing with foul trouble, but he didn't dwell on the frustration of the situation. He patiently waited for

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Penn-Trafford, Franklin Regional, Hempfield earn late-season victories
Gavin Patrick had two goals and two assists, and Jack Hughes added a goal and three assists to lead Penn-Trafford to an 8-5 win over

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High school roundup: Penn Hills grabs 1-point WPIAL playoff win
February 17, 2018
Daivon Stephens, who finished with 14 points, made a free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining to expand the No. 5 Penn Hills (20-3) lead to

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WPIAL basketball playoffs roundup for Feb. 16: Serra Catholic girls win on buzzer-beater
February 16, 2018
A game-winning 3-pointer from Gigi Mele-Madigan at the buzzer catapulted No. 5 Serra Catholic past No. 12 Riverview, 53-52, in a WPIAL Class 2A first-round

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WPIAL boys, girls basketball playoff schedule
February 14, 2018
Basketball Boys WPIAL playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's schedule Butler (18-4) vs. Latrobe (15-7) at Fox Chapel, 1:30 p.m.; Penn Hills (19-3) vs. Upper

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Breaking down the 2018 WPIAL girls basketball playoffs
February 13, 2018
Here's a breakdown of the 2018 WPIAL girls basketball playoffs: Class 6A Favorite: North Allegheny established itself as the team to beat from the start

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Breaking down the 2018 WPIAL boys basketball playoffs
Here's a breakdown of the WPIAL boys basketball playoffs: CLASS 6A Favorite: Led by Antonio Garofoli (17 ppg), Mt. Lebanon shoots 3-pointers by the dozen.

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High school roundup for Jan. 12: Quaker Valley boys complete undefeated regular season
February 12, 2018
Coletrane Washington scored 25 points to lift Class 4A No. 1 Quaker Valley boys basketball to an 80-40 win over Summit Academy to complete an

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Favorites clear for WPIAL girls basketball playoffs but other seeds debatable
The WPIAL playoff brackets won't be revealed until Tuesday night's pairings meeting, but the No. 1 seeds in girls basketball shouldn't be much of a

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Who draws the No. 1 seed: Central Catholic, Mt. Lebanon or Woodland Hills?
The WPIAL basketball steering committee, a 15-person panel chaired by Hampton athletic director Bill Cardone, will gather Monday to seed playoff brackets. The committee members

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WPIAL boys basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018
February 11, 2018
WPIAL high school boys basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018: Boys Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record Central Catholic*, 10-2, 13-8 Pine-Richland*,

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WPIAL girls basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 10-0, 21-0 Butler*,

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High school roundup: Jeannette boys roll over Riverview
February 10, 2018
Tre Cunningham scored 31 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Jeannette to a 67-37 victory over Riverview (2-19) in a Section 1-2A boys basketball game.

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High school roundup for Feb. 9: Seneca Valley boys upset No. 2 Butler
The Seneca Valley boys basketball team has some momentum with the playoffs looming after capping off its Section 1-6A slate with an upset victory. Led

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Final WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings
February 9, 2018
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has come to an end and the final playoff field is set. Seventy-eight boys basketball teams have clinched a

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High school roundup for Jan. 8: No. 5 Mars tops No. 2 Hampton to earn share of section title
February 8, 2018
The stars were shining bright around Mars on Thursday night, and they helped secure shiny trophies, as well. Led by Lauren Wasylson's 20 points and

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 8
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has come to a close with a couple of exceptions, and the final playoff field is nearly set. Seventy-seven

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Western Pennsylvania football players sign with Division I FBS, FCS, Division II schools
February 7, 2018
class of 2018 Twenty-one senior football players from the WPIAL accepted scholarships from Division I FBS schools: Carlinos Acie, DB McKeesport, Navy TJ Banks, TE

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High school roundup for Feb. 6: No. 1 Canon-McMillan, No. 2 Butler fall in section matchups
Four players scored in double figures as Central Catholic claimed the Section 1-6A boys basketball championship with a 61-54 victory over No. 2-ranked Butler on

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 6
February 6, 2018
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has less than a week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district

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High school roundup for Feb. 5: Fox Chapel girls upset no. 5 Latrobe
February 5, 2018
Megan Friday hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left in double overtime to lift Fox Chapel to a 60-58 upset victory over host Latrobe

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 5
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has less than one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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WPIAL girls basketball standings through Feb. 4
February 4, 2018
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Feb. 4, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 9-0, 19-0 Seneca

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WPIAL boys basketball standings through Feb. 4
WPIAL high school boys basketball standings through Feb. 4, 2018: Boys Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall recor Central Catholic*, 9-2, 11-7 Butler*,

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High school roundup for Feb. 3: Class 3A No. 1 Lincoln Park boys edge Class 2A No. 2 Sewickley Academy
February 3, 2018
Keeno Holmes scored 25 points to guide Class 3A No. 1 Lincoln Park to a 62-57 victory over host Sewickley Academy at the Hoops for

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High school roundup for Feb. 2: Seneca Valley rallies to upset No. 3 Pine-Richland
February 2, 2018
No. 3-ranked Pine-Richland capped the first quarter with an 18-point lead over Seneca Valley in a Section 1-6A boys basketball game Friday night. The Raiders,

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 2
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has just one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district playoffs.

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High school roundup for Feb. 1: Milestone, school record highlight Blackhawk girls’ victory
It was a milestone night for the Blackhawk girls basketball team Thursday. Mady Aulbach scored 20 points and surpassed 1,000 points for her career as

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 1
February 1, 2018
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has just over one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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High school roundup for Jan. 31: Teams earn spots in WPIAL wrestling semifinals
January 31, 2018
The WPIAL wrestling final four is set for Class AAA and AA, as eight teams can look forward to Saturday's semifinals matches. Canon-McMillan, Hempfield, Waynesburg

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High school roundup for Jan. 30: No. 1 Canon-McMillan boys rally past Bethel Park in Section 2-6A
January 30, 2018
Canon-McMillan trailed Bethel Park by 15 points entering the fourth quarter but rallied for a 58-57 victory in a Section 2-6A boys basketball game Tuesday

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Jan. 30
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has just over one week left and, eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Jan. 29
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has less than two weeks left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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Apollo-Ridge girls hold off Avonworth to clinch WPIAL playoff berth
January 29, 2018
Apollo-Ridge is not only winning girls basketball games, but the Vikings are beating high-profile programs. After sweeping the season series with a win against Seton

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High school roundup for Jan. 29: No. 3 Thomas Jefferson girls rally past Oakland Catholic
Thomas Jefferson's No. 3-ranked girls basketball team was shut out in the second quarter of Monday's key Section 2-5A showdown with No. 4 Oakland Catholic.

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WPIAL girls basketball standings
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Jan. 27, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 7-0, 16-0 Butler*,

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High school roundup for Jan. 28: Carmody leads Mars past Sewickley Academy
January 28, 2018
Robby Carmody scored 32 points and surpassed 2,000 for his career as Class 5A No. 1 Mars defeated Class 2A No. 2 Sewickley Academy, 67-48,

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High school roundup for Jan. 27: Quaker Valley tops Lincoln Park to stay unbeaten
The top two teams in their respective classifications squared off in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Classic at Montour on Saturday evening. Ryan Stowers had 21

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High school roundup for Jan. 26: Mars rallies for win over West Allegheny
January 26, 2018
Robby Carmody and the Mars boys basketball team wouldn't be denied Friday night in a Section 2-5A matchup. Trailing rival West Allegheny by 10 in

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High school roundup for Jan. 25: Chartiers Valley girls defeat No. 5 West Allegheny
January 25, 2018
Sparked by strong play just before and after halftime, the Chartiers Valley girls basketball team earned a 49-39 victory over No. 5 West Allegheny in

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Monessen guard Henderson’s 55-point game among WPIAL, state’s best
In case you missed it, Monessen's Lyndon Henderson scored 55 points on Wednesday night, the highest scoring output of the season in the WPIAL. Henderson,

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High school roundup for Jan. 24: Wrestling teams capture section tournament titles
The field is set for the WPIAL wrestling tournament. Twenty teams in Class AAA and 15 in Class AA earned spots in the district tournament

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WPIAL wrestling brackets to be revealed as part of 3 things to watch Thursday in WPIAL athletics
January 24, 2018
The first brackets of the 2018 winter sports postseason will be unveiled Thursday as the WPIAL releases pairings for the team wrestling playoffs which begin

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High school roundup for Jan. 23: Fox Chapel avenges loss to No. 4 Woodland Hills
January 23, 2018
The Fox Chapel boys basketball team turned the tables on No. 4-ranked Woodland Hills. The Foxes lost by 15 points to the Wolverines on Dec.

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High school roundup for Jan. 22: Allderdice boys take down Class 5A No. 1 Mars
Allderdice boys basketball flexed its City League muscles Monday night. Just three days after defeating Westinghouse in a league showdown, the Dragons took down one

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WPIAL roundup: Top-ranked Trinity girls beat Upper St. Clair
January 21, 2018
Riley DeRubbo had 16 points and eight assists as Class 5A No. 1 Trinity (13-3) beat Upper St. Clair (6-6), 63-46, in nonsection play. Alayna

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Westmoreland roundup: Belle Vernon boys top Monessen
January 20, 2018
In nonsection play, Cameron Nusser scored 25 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Class 4A No. 5 Belle Vernon (10-4) to a 73-60 victory

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High school roundup for Jan. 19: North Hills boys upset No. 4 Butler
January 19, 2018
Kam Taylor scored 35 points, including 19 in third quarter as North Hills upset No. 4 Butler, 82-55, in a Section 1-6A boys basketball game

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Day 2 of Allegheny County tournament part of 3 things to watch Saturday in WPIAL athletics
The final of the four county wrestling tournaments around the WPIAL concludes Saturday with Day 2 of the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament from Fox Chapel

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Late basket gives No. 4 Avonworth girls come-from-behind win over Seton LaSalle
January 15, 2018
Good teams try to find a way to win even when it's not their night. Class 3A No. 4 Avonworth stayed within striking distance of

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WPIAL Class 3A girls basketball players to watch
December 5, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year Amani Johnson East Allegheny 5-5, Sr., guard 31.0 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Brionna Allen Bishop Canevin 5-7, Sr.,

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Alle-Kiski Valley girls soccer playoff capsules
October 22, 2017
Class AAAA No. 7 Fox Chapel (12-5-1) vs. No. 10 Butler (10-7) 8 p.m. Monday, Fox Chapel On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com Winner plays: No. 2

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WPIAL football conference preview: Class 2A Three Rivers
August 17, 2017
The favorite Steel Valley (15-0 overall, 7-0 Three Rivers in 2016) The Steel Valley football team was unbeatable last season and dominating en route to

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week Five
October 1, 2013
Another exciting week of 2013 WPIAL football is in the books. And while it was not as historic as last week, it was a week full of terrific defensive performances, late heroics… and one really meaningful punt. Some big showdowns are on the horizon in Week Six. But for now, let’s take a look at the top plays from Week Five.#1 Gateway 22, Hempfield 16

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2011 MSA SPORTS SWEET 16 WPIAL SOFTBALL
July 1, 2011
Welcome to the inaugural season of the best coverage of WPIAL Girls Softball anywhere. This year MSA Sports is debuting the "Sweet 16" Softball Program. 16 of the most successful WPIAL Girls Softball programs have committed to joining together to help promote and increase recognition for one of the most exciting interscholastic sports that we have in western Pennsylvania.

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2011 MSA Sports Sweet 16 Charter Members Numbers Crunching
June 27, 2011
This is the 2011 MSA Sports Sweet 16 Page continued from the MSA Sports Sweet 16 Main Page with the Sweet 16 Charter Members Numbers Crunching.  

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MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Girls Basketball
December 25, 2010
Here is a rundown of the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL girls basketball teams for the week of December 27th. Each Monday during the 10-11 season, MSA Sports will release a new Top Ten girls hoops rankings plus daily updated standings during the regular season here at msasports.net WPIAL CLASS AAAA TOP TEN: 1) MOUNT LEBANON BLUE DEVILS (1-3)

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – WPIAL Semifinals
November 23, 2010
The end of the district playoffs is near as surviving WPIAL teams remain in postseason mode. With Championship Saturday upon us, eights teams with golden dreams have come to the end of the road. Thanks to these big Semifinals plays, three postseason wins have led these teams to the next playoff door. As the 2010 Highway to Heinz concludes on Pittsburgh's North Shore.

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MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Twelve
November 20, 2010
The most painful loss for a WPIAL high school football player could be losing a Semifinals game. Sure, it stinks to lose in a title game, but the lasting memories of just playing at Heinz Field in a District 7 championship contest makes the pain easier to deal with. There is no such feeling when you fall on Semifinals Friday.

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Highway to Heinz – Semifinals Recaps
Championship Saturday 2010 is now set after eight Semifinals contests played out Friday around the WPIAL. Here are recaps from all eight games that were heard here on the MSA Sports Network, your EXCLUSIVE home for the title games on Saturday, November 27th at Heinz Field. WPIAL CLASS AAAA Semifinals:

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WPIAL Week 12 Friday Scores
November 19, 2010
We reached the final stop on this years trip on the Highway to Heinz. It was Semifinals Friday around District 7. 16 teams entered Friday's action with dreams of playing at the big house next Saturday dancing in their heads, however those dreams only became reality for eight of those football teams. Here are ALL the finals scores from the eight games broadcast on MSA Sports.

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2010 WPIAL/City League Football Standings
November 18, 2010
Here are the latest WPIAL and Pittsburgh City League football standings through Week Twelve of the 2010 high school football season. Standings are updated after Thursday, Friday and Saturday scholastic gridiron action each week here on the MSA Sports Network. # - Clinched at least a share of the conference title * - Clinched playoff spot

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Chicks Picks – Week 12
November 17, 2010
Welcome to Week 12 of the high school football season. As Thanksgiving approaches and the WPIAL championships near, it was time for Chick's Picks to get back into the kitchen and bake her famous football cookies for the MSA Sports crew.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network
November 15, 2010
The Highway to Heinz moves forward to the final exit as the high school football postseason continues this week here on the MSA Sports Network.

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Highway to Heinz – Quarterfinals Recaps
November 13, 2010
One defending WPIAL champion cruised, one needed overtime for a dramatic come-from-behind win while another was ousted in Round Two. One team wins in the Quarterfinals for a 13th consecutive year while another wins in this, their very first season. Plus, all four top-seeds are still alive headed into the district Final Four. Some of the highlights from Quarterfinals Friday in the WPIAL.

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Scholastic Notebook
November 12, 2010
The Parkway Conference in Class AAA and the Eastern Conference in Class A were both 4-0 in WPIAL first-round football playoff games last week. That is impressive, but not unheard of in the WPIAL. Now if either one of those conferences go 4-0 in this week's games, it will be a first.

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WPIAL/Pittsburgh City League Week 11 Friday Scores
Your Attention Please! We have reached the second stop on our trip on the Highway to Heinz. This is the Quarterfinals Friday exit. For those teams not scheduled to reach the Final Four in your classification, you may exit to the right. For those teams Semifinals bound, you may continue your trip through the 2010 WPIAL football playoffs. Here are ALL the final results from Round Two.

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – WPIAL First Round
November 9, 2010
The 2010 version of the Highway to Heinz started with some postseason teams struggling while others were on fire...So while there were a fair share of blowouts, there were also some playoff contests that went down to the wire...Some of the thrillers were decided by passes, punt returns and a pick six...Allowing their respective teams to move on to be part of the Quarterfinals mix.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network
November 8, 2010
The Highway to Heinz moves forward to the second exit as the high school football postseason continues this week here on the MSA Sports Network.

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Frazier Claims First WPIAL Girls Class A Volleyball Gold
November 7, 2010
If you were passing through the town of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania Saturday afternoon and you were wondering where all the residents were, I can tell you that a very large number of them were in Murrysville supporting their Frazier Commodores girls volleyball team.

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week 8
October 26, 2010
While attending a high school football game sitting with fans so intense...You will often hear cheers and chants for DEE-FENSE!...We focus on defense for the big plays from Week Eight...Just part of the reason these teams are getting ready for the postseason while their district think they are great! Erie McDowell Trojans 42 - Butler Golden Tornado 13

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MSA Sports Saturday’s Scholastic Starz – Week Eight
October 24, 2010
Only four games were featured on the eighth Saturday of the WPIAL football season, however all featured playoff implications of some sort. Here are the fabulous four performances that either clinched playoff spots, helped in postseason positioning or kept alive hopes for a ride on the Highway to Heinz. Reggie Mitchell - Shady Side Academy

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WPIAL/City League Week 8 Saturday Football Scores
October 23, 2010
The number of WPIAL playoff spots available is shrinking fast after Friday nights high school football action. There are only four WPIAL games on Saturday, all of which have some sort of playoff implication. Here are ALL of the final scores from the four contests in District 7 and the two games from the Pittsburgh City League. WPIAL CLASS AA Allegheny Conference:

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MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Two
September 11, 2010
Sadly, injuries to key players around the WPIAL continue to steal headlines. Mike Caputo of West Allegheny last week, now Lafayette Pitts of Woodland Hills and Wayne Capers of Chartiers Valley each sitting out Week Two with injuries.

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CTK 2010 – WPIAL A EASTERN Conference Preview
August 29, 2010
Let's first get something straight about geography. Section 1 of WPIAL Class A is known as the Eastern Conference. It used to be a fitting name because most of the teams in the conference were from the Eastern area. But the conference has changed a great deal over the years.

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CTK 2010 – 2009 WPIAL Class A Football Flashback
August 4, 2010
The beat continued in Class A last year as powers Clairton and Rochester met at Heinz Field for the third time in the last six years. After a hectic finish decided on a missed two-point conversion, the Bears edged the Rams 14-13 and celebrated back-to-back WPIAL crowns and their third district title in the past four year.

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